Over the next month, we turn to a venture that began with our Christian brothers and sisters in the New Zealand and Australia – the reshaping of part of the Revised Common Lectionary by adding to it a new season... The Season of Creation.

During this time we are being invited to:
* celebrate Earth as a sacred planet filled with God’s vibrant presence;
* embrace our kin in creation as our extended family;
* confess our sin against creation and empathize with a groaning creation;
* go forth on a mission to be partners in the healing of creation.

August 30 - Fire - Exodus 3:1-12
September 6 - Death - Exodus 12:1-14
September 13 - Sky, Wind, and Sea - Exodus 14:19-31
September 20 - Food - Exodus 16:2-15

Join us Sundays at 9:00am on the parking lot for this special worship series, or on FaceBook Live.  Bring a chair, use one of the chairs we provide, or participate from your vehicle.  Remember to wear a mask and socially distant (once seated you may remove your mask).  If weather dictates we move inside, we offer pre-arranged socially distant seating and masks are required for the entire service.

Golf has become one of the safest things a person can do and enjoy during the current situation we are all dealing with this summer. Following are the details
:
Location: Green Hills Country Club, Silverton WV (45 minutes up I-77 North)
Date: Saturday, September 12th, 2020
Green Fees: $34.00 including cart (Cart restrictions have been relaxed somewhat but most are still riding one per cart.)
ALL COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS MUST BE ADHERED TO AT ALL TIMES!! Social distancing of 6 feet or more while playing and masks worn when entering and exiting the pro shop or where social distancing is difficult to maintain.

Golf course needs to know by Friday, September 4th at 12PM how many tee times we will need. Will attempt to get early tee times (i.e. 9AM or so) but cannot guarantee!! No one can be added after the 12PM cutoff on September 4th!! So check your calendars and let Steve Isaac know as soon as possible at sisaac625@suddenlink.net or 304-545-1390.  FORE!!!

EMUMC will field a team of seven capable volunteers for the United Way Day of Caring in Charleston on Sept. 16 from 9am  to 3pm.  While our task had not been assigned as of press time, more than 36 projects such as painting, landscaping, cleaning, and office work will be completed at nonprofit organizations around Charleston on that special work day.  This marks the first involvement of EMUMC in this decades long, citywide, all volunteer initiative.  EMUMC team members will receive information on the task and address as Cheryl Davis (304-951-7188)  learns it from United Way. Thanks for helping!

Ally Heath and Grace Knapp, members of Girl Scout Troop 1817, will present their Silver Award projects celebrating the 125th anniversary of Elizabeth Memorial on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2:00pm.  Seating will be limited so if you'd like to attend please contact Pam Heath at 304-542-5160 or emumcyouth@cs.com.  Masks will be required since this will be an inside event.

Sept 7                             
Labor Day. Church Office will be closed.
Nov 26-27                     
Thanksgiving. Church Office will be closed.
Dec 23-25; and 31       
Christmas/New Years. Church Office will be closed.

Are you an Amazon shopper?  You can enjoy your favorite on-line shopping and help our church at the same time! Sign up for AmazonSmile and designate Elizabeth Memorial!

If you are a Kroger shopper and haven't signed up yet  to designate EMUMC as your charity on your Kroger Plus Card account, we sure would appreciate it!  It costs NOTHING EXTRA and your shopping experience is just the same.  The only difference is when you shop Kroger, they will donate a tiny portion of your purchase to Elizabeth Memorial.  Use this links to get started today!  https://www.kroger.com/topic/community-rewards-9

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